Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1303-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 57304
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionPeter Huewe discovered an information leak in the handling of reading
security-related TPM data. A local, unprivileged user could read the
results of a previous TPM command. (CVE-2011-1162)
A bug was discovered in the XFS filesystem's handling of pathnames. A
local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a
denial of service, or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4077)
Nick Bowler discovered the kernel GHASH message digest algorithm
incorrectly handled error conditions. A local attacker could exploit
this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-4081)
A flaw was found in the Journaling Block Device (JBD). A local
attacker able to mount ext3 or ext4 file systems could exploit this to
crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4132)
A bug was found in the way headroom check was performed in
udp6_ufo_fragment() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
crash the system. (CVE-2011-4326)
Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS file system bounds
checking. When a malformed HFS file system is mounted a local user
could crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4330).
SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-2.6.32-421-dove package.